The Rolling Stones were performing at the Verizon Center in Washington D.C. on Monday night when singer Mick Jagger called out President Barack Obama to the crowd.
Although Mr. Obama wasn't in attendance, Jagger decided to use the opportunity to make a comment about the NSA surveillance controversy.
"I don't think President Obama is here, but I'm sure he's listening in," the 69-year-old British rocker told the crowd, referring to the U.S. spying program. The comment was captured on video.
In February, Jagger played aat the White House with Buddy Guy, B.B. King, Jeff Beck, Derek Trucks and Keb Mo. Jagger and Mr. Obama , which was hosted by president. Afterward, Jagger tweeted that Mr. Obama "seemed really relaxed and happy!"
The Stones are in the midst of the "50 and Counting" tour, celebrating 50 years in music. On Monday, the band plowed through 21 songs, according to The Washington Post, including "Street Fighting Man" and "Paint it Black."